Submitting a correct application form

Application Forms are often used by employers to find out more specific information than found on a CV. They enable employers to identify the necessary skills and experience for the job at a glance, as the information is provided in the same format.

Top tips

  1. Don’t lie
  2. Be honest
  3. Ask for advice

Highlight your skills and experience

Similarly to CVs, application forms should be completed in a way that highlights your skills and experience relevant to the job you’re applying for.

Online applications are now commonly used by large employers, e.g. NHS, local authorities and retailers.


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Hints & tips

Use our ready to print instruction factsheet for hints and tips on how to submit a correct application form.